R. COURI HAY
R. Couri Hay specializes in media relations and company development. He is a creative strategist, image counselor and campaign and crisis manager. Known as a social commentator with a focus on philanthropy, art, culture, high-society and Hollywood.
For the past 30 years, Couri has been deeply involved in the New York City public relations sphere with a specific focus on the philanthropic world and has an innate understanding of the market and its requirements.
Couri started his career as one of the original contributing editors of Andy Warhol’s Interview magazine, and went on to write for Town & Country and People. He is currently a contributing editor to Hamptons, BEACH, Travel Squire, Downtown, Resident, and The Mann Report.
He has been featured as a cultural expert on PBS, The Today Show, CBS Early Show, Extra, VH1, Fox News, CNBC, CNN, ET and ABC World News Now.
WHAT WE CAN DO
R. Couri Hay Creative PR is a New York City based, full service public relations and press agency specializing in the development and targeted delivery of high profile media coverage and strategic branding.
RCHCPR boasts more than 30 years of experience providing services to philanthropic and social leaders.
We have serious relationships with press and influencers within these realms, and
are in regular communication with print, broadcast and online press on a local, national and international level.
We work with our clients to hone their key messages and curate and place in depth stories that drive awareness and move the needle.
As experts within this field, we provide logistical advice on maximizing commitments from honorees, chairs and committee members, in addition to methods to engage with media and attendees on a micro and macro level.
We also provide strategic council and crisis management for any unexpected events and have developed fast-working strategies to stay on top of the story.
We work with some of the most notable philanthropic organizations and bring national and regional attention to their causes.
This includes The American Cancer Society, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center,
The 62nd, 63rd and 64th annual Viennese Opera Ball’s in New York, American Heart Associations Heart Ball, American Red Cross Ball, Budapest Festival Orchestra Performances and Anniversary celebrations, American Ballet Theater, NYC Ballet, and Live at Lincoln Center.
Our issue based fundraising work clients include Hope for Depression Research
Foundation, where every year we promote their annual fundraising events, Lifeline New York, the Einstein College of Medicine on their Spirit of Achievement awards, and Pietro’s Fight.
In Southampton, we have represented HDRF’s Annual Race of Hope since its inaugural year, The Ellen Hermanson Foundation, the Southampton Animal Shelter’s Unconditional
Love Gala since 2013, and Stony Brook Southampton Hospital’s Summer Party for the past seven consecutive years, and for several years earlier than that including in 2004 and 2002.
You can see some of our results on the following pages
As an agency, we measure performance through quantitative data as it relates to media placements in traditional print, broadcast and digital. We provide monthly press reports, and send PDF’s of each placement we achieve as soon as it is published. Please see examples below.